Can I use these two tenses in the same sentence?
For example, can I say:
"I chose answer B at sentence 8 in my last English test but the correct answer is C"

Please also check if I use the prepositions correctly.
Thank you very much
Junior Member62
Hi,

Can I use these two tenses in the same sentence?
For example, can I say:
"I chose answer B at sentence 8 in my last English test but the correct answer is C"


Sure. Forget this odd idea about tenses completely. Consider this, which is fine.

Last year, I worked in Japan, right now I work in Korea and next year I will work in China.


Please also check if I use the prepositions correctly. Yes.


Best wishes, Clive
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Hi, Clive.

You wrote:

Last year, I worked in Japan, right now I work in Korea and next year I will work in China.

I usually use the present tense to show something that happens regularly, not particularly what is happening once right now. Is it correct to use the word 'work' in the present tense to note what is happening at that moment? To my ear, it would be better if written "now, I work in Korea." I think you can use the present tense as you did but can't convince myself. Would appreaciate your help.
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Hi,

It's OK. The 'right' just intensifies 'now' in a colloquial way.

Clive
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Anonymous:
no, you can not. it will be ' was' instead of 'is'.

Thanks

Zaman
Anonymous:
Last year, I worked in Japan, right now I m working in Korea and next year I will work in China.
Anonymous:
Hi Clive,

How about this sentence..

" Figure 1 shows the formation of L region was found towards the water rich apex of the diagram"

should i add which before was found or i need to change this sentence to two sentences separately?

regards

Liz
Hi,

How about this sentence..

" Figure 1 shows the formation of L region was found towards the water rich apex of the diagram"

should i add which before was found Yes

or i need to change this sentence to two sentences separately? No.

Say

" Figure 1 shows the formation of the L region which was found towards the water-rich apex of the diagram."

Clive
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